Blog: Curator’s Choice

Finally in Place – Bournemouth 85

Finally in Place – Bournemouth 85Just a week after being the star attraction of our Tram Day event Bournemouth 85 was on the move again. Members of our Workshop team were hard at work as they spent Saturday 23rd September moving  85 into its new permanent display location in the exhibition hall., The...

Tramcar Collection Online

Tramcar Collection OnlineThe Museum is home to the largest preserved collections of tramcars and associated works vehicles in the country. The collection comprises more than 80 vehicles, the majority of which are passenger carrying tramcars, but we also have several works vehicles, such as...

WW1 Research – Private Thomas Whitham VC

WW1 Research – Private Thomas Whitham VC

When we were researching our Arms to Armistice exhibition, Hannah our Curatorial Assistant discovered the story of Private Thomas Whitham, the only tramwayman, we know to have received the Victoria Cross for Bravery. Click to find out more about his story.

Trucks Anyone?

Trucks Anyone?It has been a busy week at the Museum, with maintenance work taking place in the Exhibition Hall, ready for Bournemouth 85 arriving later in the year, and whilst that was happening, we also had a team of our Workshop staff and volunteers, working down at our off site...

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